Ella Rae Coberly
Winslow Alumni Class of 1967
July 24, 2013
Ella Rae Coberly, 64. formerly of Spurgeon, went home to be with the Lord on July 24, 2013. She was born on June 4, 1949, in Oakland City to Marshall and Violet Coberly.
She graduated from Winslow High School in 1967, but had attended Spurgeon School for 11 years and was a member of the Spurgeon United Methodist Church.
She worked in various jobs and volunteer positions associated with social work. Ella Rae was an avid reader and enjoyed craft projects, genealogy research and cooking. Also, she was passionate about not only carrying for people in need of a helping hand, but also for the many stray cats or dogs that either came to stay or just passed through her life.
She is survived by her husband of 35 years, Allen Hewitt of New Orleans, LA; her mother, Violet Coberly, daughter, Candeeda Grubb, son, Matthew Bruce, and sister, Karen Jones, all of Oakland City; brother, Robert Coberly, of Spurgeon; seven grandchildren; and one great-grandson.
She was preceded in death by her father, Marshall and daughter. Malia Wira.
There will be no visitation or services.